Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Error 1603 during installation

Quite many times I have run into this 1603 error message when installing Autodesk software's like AutoCAD.

If you get this error take a look at this Knowledge Base document: Error 1603 during software installation


  1. CannonfodderMarch 01, 2011

    I was having this problem, too. Civil 3d 2010 would almost finish and then terminate/rollback leaving me frustrated and angry for spending hours trying to reload the software onto a freshly formatted and re-installed operating system. I found several blogs discussing the same issue and after several attempts, I simply copied all the contents of the installation disks to the hard drive, moved the full directories of disks 2 and 3 into the folder of disk 1 EXCEPT FOR the files called MID.txt. The software installed flawlessly.

  2. This is issue has a better resolution listed here:


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